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2016-17: Congratulations to LVHS teacher honored at NEA Gala
Al Rabanera, a mathematics educator at La Vista High School was honored one of the five finalists for the Excellence in Teaching Award! As a finalist, Rabanera received the Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence and $10,000.
Group shot: (left to right)
Stage shot (left to right):
Harriet Sanford, President and CEO of the NEA Foundation;
Kelly Stacy, Senior Vice President for Field Operations and Distribution of the Horace Mann Educator Corporation;
Eric C. Heins, President of CTA;
Sharon Gallagher-Fishbaugh, Chair of the NEA Foundation Board of Directors;
Lily Eskelsen Garcia, President of NEA.
For additional photos and video, you can follow @NEAFoundation on Twitter, or the event hashtag #neafgala. You can also share photos from the NEA Foundation’s Facebook album of the gala, which will be available tomorrow.
(For your reference, the winner of the top award — the NEA Member Benefits Award for Teaching Excellence and $25,000 — was Sonia Galaviz, a fifth grade educator at Garfield Elementary in Boise, Idaho. I’m happy to share the press release announcing the winner for more details if you’re interested.)